‘1. TRICTENOTOMA CHILDREN – TRICTENOTOME DE CHILDREN, 2. HAMATICHERUS SUTURALIS – HAMATICHERE SUTURAL.’ ‘
Made by P.J. Delpierre after Pierre Auguste Joseph Drapiez (1778-1856).
Engraving with original hand colouring, heightened with arabic gum on wove (vellin) paper.
Sheet size: 17 x 26.5 cm (6.69 x 10.43 inch).
Condition: very good, given age. Offsetting from letter press on the opposite page. Left edge with remains from binding. Minimal foxing in the top and right margin. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
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This attractive original antique print / plate originates from: ‘Dictionnaire Classique des Sciences Naturelles …’ (Classic dictionary of natural sciences), by M. Drapiez. published in Brussels, 1853. This work elaborates on the work of Buffon, Daubenton, Lacepede, Cuvier, de Jussieu a.o. Artists and Engravers: Pierre Auguste Joseph Drapiez (1778-1856) was a Belgian naturalist.